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Commission Minutes May 1, 2013

Minutes of the Commission Meeting
Legal Department
(614) 466-7702

 

May 1, 2013 - 1:30 p.m.


Present:

Todd A. Snitchler, Chairman
Steven D. Lesser, Commissioner
Lynn Slaby, Commissioner
M. Beth Trombold, Commissioner
Angela Hawkins, Legal Director
Gregory Price, Electric Section, Legal Department
Christine Pirik, Gas Section, Legal Department
Jeff Jones, Telephone and Water Sections, Legal Department
Scott Farkas, Transportation Section, Legal Department
Vesta Miller, Legal Department


This meeting was convened pursuant to the regular agenda issued on April 25, 2013, for the week of April 29, 2013.


The minutes of the April 24, 2013, Commission Meeting were approved by the Commissioners.


The Commission met for the purpose of considering the following cases and to act upon the proposed Entries and Orders.

 

Signing Session: May 1, 2013, at 1:30 p.m.

Electric:    
   Rehearings:    
12-2102-EL-CSS Gwendolyn Tandy v. The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company
(Entry considering application for rehearing)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
(12-2190-EL-POR
(12-2191-EL-POR
(12-2192-EL-POR
The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company
Ohio Edison Company
The Toledo Edison Company
(Entry considering application for rehearing)
Rescheduled to appear on an agenda at a later date.
12-2980-EL-CSS Eugene Holmes v. The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company
(Entry considering application for rehearing)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
   Others:    
(12-1682-EL-AIR
(12-1683-EL-ATA
(12-1684-EL-AAM
Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Proposed opinion and order)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
13-662-EL-UNC Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Finding and order considering application)
(rescheduled from 4/24)
Rescheduled to appear on an agenda at a later date.
13-979-EL-UNC Ohio Power Company
(Finding and order considering application)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
Gas:    
   Rehearings:    
12-1842-GA-EXM The East Ohio Gas Company d/b/a Dominion East Ohio
(Entry considering application for rehearing)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
12-2103-GA-CSS Gwendolyn Tandy v. The East Ohio Gas Company d/b/a Dominion East Ohio
(Entry considering application for rehearing)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
   Other:    
13-752-GE-AIS Duke Energy Ohio, Inc.
(Finding and order considering application)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
Telephone:    
07-1100-TP-CSS Verizon North, Inc., MCImetro Access Transmission Services LLC dba Verizon Communications Services Inc. dba Verizon Business Services, Teleconnect Long Distance Services and Systems Co. dba Telecom USA, TTI National Inc., Bell Atlantic Communications Inc. dba Verizon Long Distance, NYNEX Long Distance Company dba Verizon Enterprise Solutions, and Verizon Select Services Inc., dba GTE Long Distance
(Entry considering request to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
13-638-TP-CSS Robert T. Hayden v. Cincinnati Bell Wireless
(Entry considering request to dismiss)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
Transportation:    
12-3032-TR-CVF Melissa Haslage Trucking, LLC
(Finding and order considering proposed settlement agreement)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 3-1.  Commissioner Slaby voted "no" and filed a separate dissenting opinion.
12-3260-TR-CVF In the Matter of the Default of Motor Carriers and Drivers Pursuant to Rule 4901:2-7-14, Ohio Administrative Code
(Finding and order considering default)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
13-892-RR-FED CSX Transportation
(Finding and order considering grade crossing improvement project)
Approval moved and seconded, vote 4-0.
Comments:    
FCC WC Docket
No. 13-39
Rural Call Completion
(Proposed comments)
The Commission authorized the Assistant Attorneys General to file commens with the FCC.  Vote 4-0.
     
A recess was held from 1:41 to approximately 1:47 p.m.
Discussion: Gas-Electric Harmonization Meeting
(Discussion on (1) the state of harmonization in Ohio, (2) how PJM and PUCO and the regulated utilities can collaborate to ensure system reliability and security, and (3) identify the challenges and key issues that must be resolved as we move forward.)

There being no further business, the Commission Meeting adjourned at approximately 3:27 p.m.

 

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Chair Secretary